Michael Ong

Coaching Product teams on Product Management, User Experience & Agility @ The Collabfolks

Michael is coaching product teams on product management, user experience & agility. He is using what he’s learned over the last 16 years in technology, user experience design and product management towards mentoring individuals and coaching teams / companies. He lives in Singapore, is a fervent cyclist and regularly works in Jakarta.

Michael began his software career researching and developing a rules-based system for fraud detection in call data records.

Since then, he has provided consultation for and delivered a spectrum of projects for Mobile Payments, Logistics Tracking/Surveying, Cleaning Inspection, Merchant Monitoring, Online E-Commerce and Real Estate Portals.

His passion lies in full-stack development and being Agile. He enjoys the challenge of studying real world problems and providing solutions for them together with a team that has the same ideals and vision.

With his team at iProperty, he took an active role advocating Agile/Scrum/UX and performed the role of a Mobile Product Manager/Owner for 4 core markets in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. By applying agile software development methods for user-centric rapid iteration, the team operated like a start-up to release products in the rapidly evolving mobile space.

He also took on the challenge of working with bellabox on a new generation beauty experience to deliver customers a smart and fun way to try and buy high-end beauty products.

Currently he is enjoying cycling and connecting interesting projects together with the right teams.

Specialties: Product Management, Mobile/Web/Application Development, User Experience Design, Business Process, Strategic Partnership, Scrum, Agile Project Management, Networking, Server Architecture, Workflow, Database